Latvia’s largest and most modern digital planetarium in the Baltic region

The dome of the planetarium is 8 meters in diameter. The planetarium can simultaneously host a group of up to 40 people. It uses special software, which demonstrates 360 degree films and unique star shows.

The duration of one session is 35 – 45 minutes. Duration of the session may vary on the days of events and holidays. The sessions take place every day (except Mondays and additional holidays). The session content is continuously changed in order to keep it interesting for the visitors, and to create a desire to return and discover new secrets of the Universe.

We request that the visitors consider the schedule of sessions at the planetarium.

For additional information please visit our home page: www.jaunradesnams.lv


Ventspil’s observatory

The observatory, which is located in the roof of the Creativity House, is equipped with a high quality telescope, which can be used by any visitor to view the Sun, the Moon. It is possible to view the Sun, through special filters during in clear weather conditions, just like professional astronomers.

Two filters are used for solar observations – the mirror filter helps to see the sunspots, but with the help of the hydrogen filter we can observe the protuberances and flares of the Sun, if they are observable that day.

OBSERVATORY only in good weather – sunny weather, wind up to 12 m/s.

Ticket reservation:

  • +37163622805
  • in Ventspils Creative House
  • e-mail: planetarijs.observatorija@ventspils.lv

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